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Simon Kenton prepares to square off against Louisville Trinity

November 17, 2017 by WCPO

WCPOINDEPENDENCE, Ky. -- Louisville Trinity is the premier high school football program in Kentucky without a doubt. With a state record 24 state titles since 1968, 27 straight victories overall and a stifling 2017 defense that has shut out six of 11 foes ...

Ryle Raiders top Simon Kenton Pioneers thanks to Jake Chisholm having record night

October 20, 2017 by

Cincinnati.comINDEPENDENCE – Defense opened the door for the Ryle football team Friday. Jake Chisholm sprinted through it then slammed it shut in a Class 6A showdown that will go down in history. A dominant first half by the Raiders defense, and a record-setting ...

Rivals Simon Kenton, Ryle gear up for Friday's Game of the Week

October 20, 2017 by WCPO

WCPOINDEPENDENCE, Ky. -- Simon Kenton High School and Ryle High School are rivals on the football field and on the sidelines, making Friday night's matchup even more exciting. "I feel like Simon Kenton is at a really similar level to us," said Ryle senior ...

Simon Kenton relies on will to win, onside kick to escape Highlands

September 23, 2017 by WCPO

WCPOSimon Kenton's high powered offense led by quarterback Matt Shearer engineered a six-play drive in just over one minute. Shearer's 16-yard touchdown pass to Hayden cut the Highlands lead to 30-28. Everyone knew the Pioneers would try an onside kick. In ...

Simon Kenton 35, Highlands 30

September 23, 2017 by WCPO

Simon Kenton 35, Highlands 30. Simon Kenton recovered an onside kick and scored two touchdowns in the last 90 seconds to avoid an upset. Launch Slideshow. Click to View Full Image. Simon Kenton WR # 9 Fisher Hayden caught a 3 yard touchdown against ...

Week 5 insight, predictions: High school football games to watch in Ohio and Kentucky

September 20, 2017 by

Cincinnati.comLook for this to be another close game between the two schools. Predictions: Adam Baum, NCC; John Snodgrass, NCC; Scott Springer, NCC; James Weber, Conner. Highlands (2-3) at Simon Kenton (5-0). Kickoff: 7 p.m. at Simon Kenton High School, Independence ...

Matt Shearer uses his legs to lead Simon Kenton over Conner

September 1, 2017 by

Cincinnati.comNo amount of rain or mud could keep Simon Kenton High School from adding another tally to the win column on Friday night. Beneath a torrential downpour, Simon Kenton improved their record to 3-0 with a 13-6 win at Conner High School, dropping the ...

Simon Kenton baseball bows to Pleasure Ridge Park in state final

June 17, 2017 by

Cincinnati.comLEXINGTON – On paper, few people outside of Independence expected the Simon Kenton baseball team to be playing Saturday at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. Even fewer expected the Pioneers to beat Pleasure Ridge Park, one of Kentucky's winningest and most ...

Northern Kentucky Hates Heroin 5K draws 1200 runners, walkers to Simon Kenton High School

June 17, 2017 by WCPO

WCPOCopyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. INDEPENDENCE, KY. June 17, 2017. Runners and walkers gather outside Simon Kenton High School for the fourth annual ...

Simon Kenton Pioneers prepared for state semis

June 15, 2017 by

Cincinnati.comAs the Eighth Region champion, Simon Kenton rarely gets on that field, and never in the postseason, so the Pioneers welcomed the opportunity to practice at UC Health Stadium Wednesday as they prepare for the final four of the KHSAA state baseball ...

Simon Kenton baseball team enjoying journey to state Final Four

June 15, 2017 by WCPO

WCPOINDEPENDENCE, Ky. -- The Simon Kenton baseball team has plenty reasons to smile this week. All the goodwill surrounds the fact the Pioneers (26-15) play Marion County (28-6) in a state semifinal at 11 a.m. Friday in Lexington. But in some ways the ...

Simon Kenton Pioneers baseball team gets hot just in time for a state tournament run

June 8, 2017 by WCPO

WCPOINDEPENDENCE, Ky. -- For much of the high school baseball season, the Simon Kenton Pioneers struggled to keep their record above .500 and their coaches wondered where they were -- literally and figuratively. A 3-0 start to the season gave way to back ...

Photos from Girls Sweet 16: Holmes on to Semifinals; Simon Kenton Falls

March 11, 2017 by The River City News

The River City NewsA heartbreaker for Simon Kenton, and Holmes moves on at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Girls Sweet 16 basketball tournament. Had both teams won, they would have met in the semifinals on Saturday for a clash of Northern Kentucky titans ...

Simon Kenton, Holmes move to Sweet 16 quarters

March 9, 2017 by The Courier-Journal

The Courier-JournalHIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. – The Simon Kenton High School girls basketball team overcame a sluggish start and shot 78.9 percent in the second half to beat Paintsville 70-45 on Thursday in the first round of the St. Elizabeth Healthcare/KHSAA Sweet 16 at ...

NKY school rivalry is 'academic'

February 26, 2017 by

Cincinnati.comNorthern Kentucky high school powerhouse academic teams are ready for opponents to smilingly shake their hands or silently stare them down at state finals in March. Rival teams Campbell County High School and Kenton County's Simon Kenton High School ...

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